How To Perform Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820 Printer Setup?

Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820 Printer Setup

Epson Workforce Pro 3820 is a fast and All-in-One printer that gives professional quality print results. It is designed for high-volume business printing. It prints at a maximum speed of up to 21 ISO ppm (black) or 11 ISO ppm (color). This printer offers various user-friendly features. Most importantly, this printer functions properly when you use Epson cartridges in it. It is not designed to use any third-party ink cartridges. The step-by-step instructions to perform the Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820 printer setup are provided on this page.

Step 1 - Unpack Your Epson Printer

  • Check if a power cable, setup CD, and ink cartridges are included with your Epson printer.
  • Clear all the protective materials from the outside of the printer.
  • Open the printer’s scanner unit.
  • Remove the packing materials from the inside of the printer.
  • Note: Make sure you do not touch the flat white cable.
  • Lower the printer’s scanner unit properly.

Step 2 - Turn On Your Epson Printer

  • Take the power cable and plug one of its ends into the printer’s power port.
  • Connect the power cable’s other end to an electrical outlet.
  • Raise the printer’s control panel.
  • To turn on the printer, you have to press the Power button on the control panel.
  • Once done, continue with the following steps to set up the Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820 printer’s initial settings.

Step 3 - Set Your Preferences

  • Set your desired language.
  • Specify the place or region you reside in.
  • On the printer’s control panel, set the date and time correctly.

Step 4 - Install The Ink Cartridges

  • Lift-open the scanner unit.
  • Take the ink cartridges that are included in the printer box and shake them. Remove them from the package.
  • Make sure to peel off the yellow tape from the ink cartridges.
  • Install all the ink cartridges one after another in the respective slots.
  • Close the scanner unit and proceed with the LCD panel instructions to charge the ink.
  • Note: The ink cartridges included in the printer box can be used only for the initial Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820 printer setup and you cannot use them for replacement.

Step 5 - Load Paper Into The Paper Cassette

  • Ensure that the printer finishes the ink charging process.
  • Lower the printer’s control panel.
  • Raise the output tray and remove the paper cassette from the printer.
  • Move the side edge guides outwards.
  • Place some paper with their glossy or printable side face down in the paper cassette.
  • Now, slide the side edge guides against the paper that you have loaded in the cassette.
  • Insert the paper cassette into the printer.
  • Lower the printer’s output tray and pull out the output tray extension.
  • On the printer’s control panel, specify the paper settings.

Step 6 - Fax Setup

  • To use your printer for faxing, connect a phone cord between the printer’s LINE port and a telephone wall jack.
  • Press the Proceed button on the control panel to set up the fax.
  • Note: To set the fax later, press Set Up Later.
  • After completing the Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820 printer hardware setup, go to the next step to install the printer software on your computer.

Step 7 - Install Epson Printer Software

  • Ensure that the printer is not connected to your computer yet.
  • Insert the setup CD into the computer’s CD drive.
  • Note: If the computer does not have a CD drive, download the latest printer software from the official Epson website.
  • To run the printer setup file, proceed with the on-screen prompts.
  • When the Select Your Connection screen appears, select the Wireless connection, Direct USB connection, or Wired network connection option.
  • Continue with the instructions to finish the software installation.
  • Now, you have completed the initial Epson Workforce Pro WF-3820 printer setup.